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December 8, 2017

Project Westgate Split – the best high-rise development project in the world

Croatian project Westgate Split won the prestigious The 2017-18 International Property Award for the best commercial high-rise development project in Europe. The Westgate Split Project consists of two towers and was chosen among more than 1000 projects from 115 countries. Project’s implementation was supported by the Agency for Investments and Competitiveness. The Westgate Split consists of two towers – one is a business tower which has 12 floors and has […]

December 4, 2017

The Croatian business and investment opportunities presented at the opening of the Croatian Chamber of Economy representative office in Shanghai, China

The Croatian Chamber of Economy office in Shanghai was officially opened on November 29, 2017 and the Croatian-Chinese Forum was held on November 30, 2017. At the Croatian-Chinese Economic Forum, attended by more than a hundred Chinese businessmen, a Cooperation Agreement between the Croatian Chamber of Commerce and CCPIT COIC was signed. Also the Croatian delegation presented the trade and investment potentials that Croatia offers, from different perspectives, with the […]

December 2, 2017

The Croatian business and investment opportunities presented at the Korea-Croatia Business Forum

Head of Division for Strategic Investment Projects in The Agency for Investments and competitiveness, Mr Bojan Batinić participated at the Korea-Croatia Business Forum: „New Tourism Trends and Opportunities“, held on December 1st, 2017 in Zagreb. On that occassion, Mr Batinić presented Croatian business and investment opportunities, accented investments and projects in the torusim sector. The ceremony was organized with aim to strenghten business cooperation between Croatia and Korea and was […]

December 1, 2017

Agency for Investments and Competitiveness presented investment opportunities in Lithuania

From 29 November to 1 December 2017 the Croatian delegation which consisted of representatives of Agency for Investments and Competitiveness, the Croatian Chamber of Commerce, Virovitica-Podravina County (Business Incubator Virovitica, International Fair of Economy, Business and Trade Viroexpo, Pannonian wood competence centre) and companies which already do their business in Lithuania (Podravka, Dalekovod, Magnumus) held presentations about business and investment opportunities of the Republic of Croatia. The events have been […]

November 28, 2017

Croatia and Azerbaijan held the first meeting of the Joint Commission on Economic Cooperation in Baku in Baku

The first meeting of the Joint Commission for the Implementation and Promotion of Economic Cooperation between the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan was held on 28 November 2017 in the town of Baku. The Joint Commission was chaired by Dr.Sc. Martina Dalić, the Deputy Prime Minister of the Government and Minister of Economy, Entrepreneurship and Crafts, on the Croatian side, and […]

November 20, 2017

Agency for Investments and Competitiveness presented Croatia as a new potential location for UK companies on the FDI EXPO 2017 held in London

FDI EXPO 2017, one of the key events in Europe regarding the relocation of businesses abroad, has been successfully held from 16 to 17 November 2017 in London. This was a first a first time that Agency for Investments and Competitiveness took part and actively participate on this big event, with main purpose and that is present Republic of Croatia as an attractive investment destination. This event connects ambitious firms […]

November 6, 2017

Public Call for expressions of interest for the purchase of shares of companies HOTELI MAESTRAL Plc. Dubrovnik, HOTELI MAKARSKA Plc. Makarska and JADRAN Plc. Crikvenica

The Restructuring and Sale Center announced the Public Invitation for expression of interest for the purchase of shares of the companies owned by the Republic of Croatia and the Restructuring and Sale Center (HOTELI MAESTRAL Plc. Dubrovnik, HOTELI MAKARSKA Plc. Makarska and JADRAN Plc. Crikvenica). The deadline for submission of letters of interest is November 13, 2017 until 12.00.

October 24, 2017

World Bank Group to Assess Business Regulations in Five Cities Across Croatia

A new study will evaluate local business regulations affecting domestic firms in five Croatian cities, announced the World Bank Group, the Ministry of Economy, Entrepreneurship and Crafts and the Agency for Investments and Competitiveness today. The cities being measured include: Osijek, Rijeka, Split, Varaždin and Zagreb. The report – expected to be launched in mid-2018 – will analyze business regulations and identify good practices in five areas: starting a business, […]

October 19, 2017

AIC presented investment potential of the Republic of Croatia to major automotive companies

The Managing Director of the Agency for Investments and Competitiveness, Mr. Zdenko Lucić, participated at the 4th Central & Eastern European Automotive Forum organized by Adam Smith Conferences, held 16-17th of October in Prague, where he presented investment potential of the Republic of Croatia. Representatives of the Agency held meetings with BMW, Federal-Mogul, Hyundai, Volkswagen and Yanfeng representatives. Each year CEE Automotive Forum brings together representatives of the automotive industry […]

October 13, 2017

ACG opened a Center for the whole of Europe in Zagreb

The Indian corporation ACG, one of the largest producers of hard gelatin capsules in this part of Europe, continues its investment cycle in Croatia with new investments – ACG Inspection Systems. ACG Inspection Systems is a company specialized for development of quality control systems in drug manufacturing and related software solutions. With this project, Zagreb became the ACG Center for Europe and Russia, thus continuing to position Croatia as the […]

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